Archive for ‘Wild Wild Country’

Reshaping Sheela: the woman and the media myth

Subhuti comments on Priyanka Chopra taking on the role of Osho's former secretary, Sheela, and producing the film.

Netflix sued over ‘Wild Wild Country’ footage of controversial guru

A documentary filmmaker and Swiss company claim their works featuring Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, known as Osho, were used without permission in the Netflix docuseries, writes Ashley [...]

Priyanka Chopra to play Ma Anand Sheela of Osho movement in next Hollywood film

Priyanka Chopra, who recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, revealed that she will soon star and produce Ma Anand Sheela's biopic. Published on India Today, January 30, [...]

Wild Wild Italy

Nirbija examines the Italian response to Netflix's Wild Wild Country as reported in the latest issue of magazine Re Nudo magazine.

‘Wild Wild Country’ won an Emmy

The Netflix series won the award on September 9, 2018 in the category 'Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series'. Published in Willamette Week, September 10, 2018.

Wild Wild Rajneeshpuram, a collective responsibility

In this essay, Marc explores responsibility and groupthink in the wake of the events in Rajneeshpuram, shown in the docuseries Wild Wild Country.

‘Wild, Wild Country’: How this holocaust survivor became Guru Osho’s right hand

She [Hasya] survived the Holocaust, lived on a kibbutz, helped to produce 'The Godfather', and finally found satisfaction as a follower of the guru Osho. Her role in the hit [...]

Watching ‘Wild, Wild Country’? Then you need to see The Rajneesh Cookbook

Stay away from the salad bar and make some Nachos Zorba, Nut Loaf, or a nice Coconut Salad instead, writes Melissa Locker. Published in Bon Appétit on May 4, 2018.

The other side of Osho

While makers of the Netflix show Wild Wild Country focus on the controversies around Osho, ardent follower Sangita Kathiwada speaks about what they missed. Published in DNA, May [...]

Stunned by Netflix’s jaw-dropping incredible doc ‘Wild Wild Country’

A review in First Showing by Alex Billington, May 2, 2018: "What an honor to get a glimpse into this world of religion and government, and to learn so wonderfully about this [...]

Wild Wild Holland

Pathika and Ojas wrote about the media attention after the screening of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country and listed the main articles and shows. A nation-wide meeting of [...]

‘Wild Wild Country’ – Interview with Mutribo and Anando

A podcast from Australian North Coast Positive with Nyck Jeanes, on BayFM 9-11am; two long-time Osho sannyasins talk about the film on Netflix you're all talking about – Wild [...]

Osho was a clear mirror, he reflected back your thoughts: creators of Netflix’s WWC

Wild Wild Country, though a documentary, runs like a thriller Hollywood film and is very addictive and totally binge-worthy, writes Simantini Dey. Published in News18, India, on [...]

WWC: And now the monochrome retro look

Viewers of the docuseries Wild Wild Country are in awe of the coloured clothing sannyasins in Rajneeshpuram were wearing. It is presently even trending!

Bhagwan’s doctor gives his take on Wild Wild Country

Anna Silman spoke with Amrito about the events in Rajneeshpuram, shown in Wild Wild Country. Published in New York Magazine, The Cut, USA, on April 24, 2018.

The wild, wild ways

Being lauded for its storytelling amid the revelations related to this cult... read this review and launch into a riveting tale, writes Mihir Rebello. Published in the Deccan [...]

9 Rajneeshpuram residents on what Wild Wild Country got wrong

Anna Silman talked to former Rajneeshpuram residents. Published in New York Magazine, The Cut, USA, on April 19, 2018.

29 conflicting feelings I had watching ‘Wild, Wild Country’

"Am I... into cults now?" asks Alex Naidus at Buzzfeed. Published on April 21, 2018.

What ‘Wild Wild Country’ didn’t say  – 57 answers from a teenage resident

Dickon Kent, son of Veetasmi (aka Persephone) comments to questions asked of him about living as a teenager in Rajneeshpuram. Published in Medium on April 17, 2018

‘Wild, Wild Country’ reveals a brawling, messy microcosm of our brawling, messy world

Steve Bramucci in Uproxx on April 13, 2018: "The tale of the Rajneesh commune in Oregon is a tale of regular people (and some extraordinary ones) in all of their beautiful, [...]

WWC – Saturday Night Live

Satire depicting highlights of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country. The episode was hosted by John Lumaney on April 14, 2018.

#WildWildCountry #JealousReflections #FromA #ThirdWorldFilmmaker

Sometimes irreverent, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, a delightful account of Damini's viewing of Wild Wild Country that led her to dive deep into the underlying reasons why this [...]

A conversation about ‘Wild Wild Country’ with a news cameraman who was embedded on Rajneeshpuram

Cameraman Milt Ritter, who covered events at Rajneeshpuram for KGW News, is interviewed by Steve Bramucci for Uproxx, published on April 6, 2018.

WWC’s Pinks and and Reds

Article in The New York Times shows that the original sannyas colours have become a new fashion trend in New York.

Sentences and passages cut from Osho’s discourses

Surendra found some passages in Maneesha's book from the eighties, 'Osho: The Buddha for the Future' that throw more light on the 'edited and missing' parts of discourses given by [...]

‘Wild Wild Country’ depicts an American construct of Osho – incomplete and superficial

Despite all the amazing qualities that make 'Wild Wild Country' an interesting watch, the creators of the show, Chapman Way and Maclain Way, fail miserably in doing justice to the [...]

Wild Wild Country: Cult doc directors answer all your burning questions

Filmmakers Chapman and Maclain Way dissect the hit Netflix series’s most memorable moments, give the sannyasins the “where are they now” treatment, and re-examine its [...]

WWC: Wild Wild Here and Now

Niyam's take on the showing of the Netflix series Wild Wild Country and the resulting global interest in Osho and his books.

‘Wild Wild Country’ directors say they are ‘definitely’ open to a sequel

The brothers Chapman and Maclain Way spoke to Nathan McAlone in a recent interview for Business Insider. Published on March 30, 2018.

WWC: The bottom-line: What did they miss? – by Bhagawati

Bhagawati's take on the Netflix docuseries, Wild Wild Country: "The enigma that wasn’t even remotely touched by this series: the deeply significant meaning of the master-disciple [...]

WWC: Zen cowboys in the naked city – by Harp

Harp writes on the new docuseries: "For Wild Wild Country viewers to conflate what became a treacherous power struggle of 'us versus them' with the ethos and character of the [...]

Paradise lost as guru flees  - “It’s all a joke.”

Nick Licata remembers visiting Rajneeshpuram after Osho had left and been arrested in Charlotte, just before the Ranch closed. Published on Medium, March 23, 2018.

WWC: A footprint in consciousness – by Purushottama

Purushottama writes, "After watching the entire seven-hour documentary on Netflix - Wild Wild Country - the following poured out. Pranam to All."

Makes you go, ‘Hey Bhagwan!’

Miraculously, Wild Wild Country, a documentary series, is what everyone around me is binge-ing on. So must you, writes Mayank Shekhar in Mid-Day, India. Published on March 27, [...]

I love his teachings

Sifu Freddie Lee, a Kung Fu teacher and practitioner, speaks about Osho's impact on him and the message given out by the media.

Wild Wild Country: The story behind the story

Osho International's statement in regard to the docuseries 'Wild Wild Country', posted on Facebook by Pratap.

Interviews with the directors of Wild Wild Country

A phone interview conducted by Matt Novak of Paleofuture-Gizmodo with the directors on the docuseries Wild Wild Country, Chapman Way and Maclain Way - plus video interviews by [...]

WWC: Wired, Wired Country – by Dhiren

The first thing is, have you binge-watched it yet or not? Just tracking the publicity leading up to Netflix's launch of the 6-part docuseries, 'Wild, Wild, Country', had certainly [...]

WWC: Wild Wild Country – by Roshani

Roshani Shay PhD reviews the six-part Netflix documentary series on Rajneeshpuram: “Wild, Wild Country certainly conveys the grandness of the experiment that was Rajneeshpuram."

Wild Wild Country: 8/10 stars

Review by Adam Patterson, published on Film Pulse, March 12, 2018. Release date of the docu-series: March 16, 2018 on Netflix.

Wild Wild Country (trailer)

A new Netflix series, to be shown starting on March 16, will take you behind the controversial history of Osho in their upcoming documentary. Published in the Hindustan Times, [...]

Wild Wild Country (announcement)

Netflix's documentary series (to be shown on the weekend of March 16) about a guru cult's Oregon expansion in the '80s is full of unbelievable twists and intriguingly short on easy [...]